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Carbon Capture and Storage Hopes are Pipe Dreams, for Now - Russell

Nov 23, 2023

Carbon capture and underground storage (CCUS) is touted by proponents of fossil fuel production and consumption as the technology that will keep oil and gas in the global energy mix. It is, and at the same time, it isn't.The International Energy…

Hapo Acquires 1,200-Ton Cranes from Cadeler's Wind Installation Vessels

Nov 23, 2023

Hapo International Barges has acquired cranes recently removed from Cadeler's Wind Orca and the Wind Osprey offshore wind installation vessels from Cadeler.These 1,200-ton cranes had to be replaced with even larger cranes for Cadeler to be able to install the next generation of wind turbines…

Rovco Completes Survey Work for Floating Offshore Wind Farm in North Sea

Nov 23, 2023

Rovco said Thursday it had completed all survey work on behalf of Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn for the planned Cenos floating offshore wind farm located in the Central North Sea, 200 kilometers off the coast of north-east Scotland.Rovco was…

N-Sea Extends Braveheart Spirit Charter to 2025 End

Nov 23, 2023

Subsea services firm N-Sea said Thursday it had extended the long-term charter agreement for the vessel Braveheart Spirit until December 31, 2025.Since April 2022, N-Sea has had the vessel under full management and control. The vessel, formerly known as the DPSV Bourbon Gulf Star vessel…

Corvus Energy Names Fredrik Witte as New CEO

Nov 23, 2023

Corvus Energy, a Norway-based provider of battery energy storage solutions and fuel cell systems for maritime, offshore and port applications, has appointed Fredrik Witte as the new CEO, starting January 1, 2024.  Until Witte starts, CFO Mette Rokne Hanestad will serve as the Interim CEO…

Serica Energy to Acquire Interest in Greater Buchan Area Off UK

Nov 23, 2023

UK-based oil firm Serica Energy said Thursday it had agreed to acquire a 30% non-operated interest in the UK North Sea licenses P2498 and P2170 which together make up the Greater Buchan Area (“GBA”) from Jersey Oil & Gas.Completion is subject to regulatory…

Oil Spill at TotalEnergies' Field Off Nigeria Under Control, Agency Says

Nov 23, 2023

Nigerian authorities are closely monitoring and working to contain an oil spill that occurred during loading operations at the TotalEnergies-operated Egina field on Nov. 15, the maritime agency said on Wednesday.The Nigerian Maritime Administration…

PSW Technology Secures 3-Year Deal with Norwegian Oil Firm for Capping Stack Services

Nov 22, 2023

Scana's PSW Technology has signed a frame agreement with an unnamed Norwegian oil and gas operator for Capping Stack & Support Services. The contract consists of a fixed period of 3 years with a 2+2-year option. The value of the frame agreement…

Shell Strikes Gas Offshore Egypt

Nov 22, 2023

Shell Egypt said Tuesday it had completed the drilling of the first well in its three-well exploration campaign, Mina West, located in the North East El-Amriya block, in the Mediterranean Sea, discovering a gas bearing reservoir. Drilling activities…

Offshore Wind: Marco Polo Marine, Vestas Pen Deal for Newbuild CSOV

Nov 22, 2023

SGX-listed Marco Polo Marine has signed a framework agreement with wind turbine maker Vestas, which finalizes the previous Memorandum of Understanding signed in December 2022 between its Taiwan-based subsidiary, PKR Offshore Co., Ltd and Vestas Taiwan Co…

Indian Firm Clinches Mega Offshore Order in the Middle East

Nov 22, 2023

India-based L&T Energy Hydrocarbon – LTEH, the hydrocarbon business of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has received a Letter of Intent for a 'mega' offshore order from an unnamed 'prestigious client in the Middle East.'For LTEH, a 'mega' contract means the contract is valued between ₹C 10…

Siemens Gamesa's Turnaround Plan Underwhelms, Shares Fall

Nov 22, 2023

Struggling wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa said on Tuesday it would cut costs and capacity on its long path towards profit, sending shares in parent Siemens Energy sharply lower as investors had hoped for more radical steps.The move, announced at Siemens Energy's capital markets day…

BP, Corio Plan to Invest Over $1B in South Korea wind farms -ministry

Nov 22, 2023

South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said on Wednesday that British-based offshore wind firm Corio Generation and BP have submitted investment plans for wind farm projects in South Korea totaling $1.16 billion.The projects, which had been in the works…

Santos, ADNOC Enter CCS Collaboration Deal

Nov 22, 2023

Australian oil and gas company Santos has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with Abu Dhabi based oil and gas firm ADNOC to collaborate on carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects.The agreement will explore the potential for establishing…

Full Output Returns to Affected LNG Train at Chevron's Gorgon Facility in Australia

Nov 22, 2023

Full production has returned to a liquefied natural gas (LNG) train at Chevron's Gorgon facility in Western Australia, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday.On Oct. 31, an 'electrical incident' at a substation providing power supply to the…

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